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barba / beard
 
barba
A. -noun feminine
1. (=pelo)   beard
·llevar o tener barba
·to have a beard
·lleva o tiene barba de tres días
·he'noun got three days' stubble,   he'noun got three days' growth of beard
·tiene la barba cerrada o muy poblada
·he'noun got a very thick beard,   his beard grows thickly
·arreglarse o hacerse o recortarse la barba
·to trim one'noun beard
·[dejarse] barba: me estoy dejando barba
·I'masculine growing a beard
·[por] barba: dos naranjas por barba
·two oranges apiece o per head
a. [colgar] barbas al santo   to give somebody his due
b. [hacer] algo en las barbas de somebody, someone   to do something right under somebody'noun nose
c. [hacerle] la barba a somebody, someone
(Mexicoéx)
(=adular)   to fawn on somebody,   flatter somebody
d. [llevar] a somebody, someone de la barba   to lead somebody by the nose
e. [mentir] por la barba   to lie through one'noun teeth
f. tener [pocas] barbas   to be inexperienced
g. a barba [regalada]   abundantly
h. [subirse] a las barbas de somebody, someone   to be cheeky to somebody
i. [tirarse] de las barbas   to be tearing one'noun hair (out)
j. un hombre con [toda] la barba   a real man,   a regular guy United States United States
·cuando las barbas de tu vecino veas pelar pon las tuyas a remojar
·you should learn from other people'noun mistakes
·barba de chivo   goatee (beard)
·barba honrada   distinguished personage
2. (=mentónoun)   chin
3. [de ave]   wattle
b. [de mejillónoun, cabra]   beard
·barba de ballena   whalebone
4. (botany)
a. [de raíz]   beard
B. -noun masculine   (theatre)  
(=papel)   old man'noun part
(=actor)   performer of old men'noun roles
(=villano)   villain
 
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